NFT From Japan Sets A New Record
NOBORDER.z FZE (CEO: RIO TAKESHI KUBO) has partnered with Bybit, one of the world’s largest crypto asset exchanges, to sell NFTs of “ULTRAMAN” (Eiichi Shimizu x Tomohiro Shimoguchi / Published by Heroes Inc.) for use in the NFT game “NFTDuel The NFT of “ULTRAMAN” (Eiichi Shimizu x Tomohiro Shimoguchi / Published by Heroes Inc.) used in the NFT game “NFTDuel” in the metaverse “XANA” has been sold out immediately.
XANA, currently one of the world’s most popular blockchain-based metaverse platforms, has partnered with Bybit, one of the world’s largest crypto asset exchanges with a daily trading volume of over 600 billion yen, to sell the first NFT game in the XANA metaverse, “ULTRAMAN” NFT-game-card as the first IP for NFTDuel. The Bybits exclusive Mystery Box was sold for $50, and 20,000 NFT (4,000 packs) sold out in 10 seconds (25.6 million Japanese yen), making it one of the biggest successes in the history of Bybits NFT. Secondary distribution totaled over 60 million yen in two days.
The NFT released this time contains three times more rare cards than the regular NFT packs of “NFTDuel” to be released from XANA in the future, and also contains the top-ranked first-ranked NFT packs that are currently selling for 60,000 – 3 million yen on XANA’s NFT marketplace “XANANLIA”. The limited edition card series “Genesis Card” is a Bybits exclusive with a 1% chance of being included. The sale was instantaneous, with approximately 2,000 people able to get their hands on the packs, and the opening event was a huge hit in each community.
“Bybit is one of the most successful platforms in the crypto asset industry and we are very pleased to be partnering with them as they are one of the most popular platforms in our community. Together with Bybit, we will continue to bring great Japanese IP to the world in brand new ways.” said, XANA side.
“XANA is one of the most successful platforms in the field, specializing in leveraging cutting-edge methods to turn compelling IP into utility-rich content in the metaverse. It’s also well known for being very community oriented and is a very promising project. I’m looking forward to our next collaboration, which should be great again.” said, Bybit spoksman.
About “ULTRAMAN” (Shimizu Eiichi x Shimoguchi Tomohiro)
A Japanese manga(cartoon) work by Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi. It is set several decades after the world depicted in the special effects TV drama “Ultraman” produced by Tsuburaya Productions (“a dozen years later” in the anime version), and has been translated into 11 languages worldwide, with a total circulation of over 4 million copies.
The full 3DCG anime was released worldwide exclusively on Netflix in April 2019 to 192 countries, and was ranked number one on Netflix’s “What’s Hot? 2019: Top 10 Most Watched Anime (Japan)” list. On April 14 2022, Season 2 was released simultaneously and exclusively worldwide. It is an